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The Second Hut

English Book Presentation

Marcus Jankowski

on 3 February 2014

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Transcript of The Second Hut

The Second Hut
The Author
Born in Iran
... the year World War 1
She grew up in Africa ...
... where she went to a
catholic school for girls ...
(yes, there would have been waaay better pictures of catholic school girls.
just check them out on google)
yeah, she's got a
A summary
Themes + Links
Major Carruther vs. van Heerden
retired army officer
tall and thin
lack of self-confidence
"gentlemen farmer"
treats native workers fairly
hard worker
impulsive person
good farmer
treats native like a oppressor
Mrs. Carruther vs. Mrs van Heerden
"pretty english girl"
unable to cope with the conditions on the farm
"vast slatternly woman"
"seemed (...) less a human being than the expression of an elemental,irrespress-ible force"
Carruther's children vs. van Heerden's children
"pale, fine drawn creatures, almost transparent-looking"
similar to animals
children with no future
Force of Circumstances
Outpost of Progress
Shooting an Elephant
Outpost of Progress
Force of Circumstances
Outpost of Progress
The Force of Circumstances
Woman in the colonies:
The Force of Circumstances
Death 2013
Narrative Structure
Point of View:
limited third-person narrator
emphasize distance and inability to communicate
Language and Imagery:
spider incident and building and destruction of the second hut
refer to Carruther and Van Heerden
Native Workers
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